The Elevation Awards provide planning grants of $10,000 and personalized support to people of color who are Baltimore City residents piloting novel approaches to strengthen Baltimore communities. The aims of the Elevation Awards are as follows:
Directly leveraging the assets of communities to pioneer new solutions in social entrepreneurship;
Elevating leaders of community solutions; and
Supporting the early-stage pipeline of social entrepreneurs in Baltimore.
At the conclusion of the 9-month grant period, awardees will have the opportunity to showcase their projects to prospective funders.
Black Womxn Flourish: A Design for Wellbeing Collective
The Black Arts District Project
The Baltimore Wellness Collective (BWC)
Baltimore Furniture Bank
Pathways to College or Entrepreneurship
The Board Room Camp
The Sauti (Voice) Institute
The Farm-to-Prison Project
Conscious Heads Barber Boot Camp
The Luvs Art Project
JOY Baltimore (JOY)
Drink More Watters "Movement as Medicine"
Infinite Focus Schools
WATT Kids Financial Literacy Program